Nina Martinez, running-to-40, has been living with HIV since she was six weeks old. After pursuing graduate studies in epidemiology at Emory University, she served as a public health analyst at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Submitted on : Feb 17, 2023
Tip: Can't nobody take your voice. It's yours. I mean, people always have the choice of ignoring you. But that doesn't mean shut up.
Submitted on : Jun 23, 2022
Are you stupid? Or are you dumb? What in the hell would possess you to breastfeed a new, precious, innocent life? Do you hate her or something? Why break something that ain't broken? You already know...
Submitted on : Feb 7, 2022
Let me tell you how reproductive oppression works: Let's take a journey. Many issues contributed to me not being able to facilitate resources and need to maintain a quality of life. Once I was able...
Submitted on : Nov 4, 2019
Every year, World AIDS Day provides us with the opportunity to reflect on the incredible advances that we have made as a community over the last three decades and to honor the advocates and activists who have changed the course of this epidemic, including those we have lost and those who continue to tirelessly move us forward.
Submitted on : Nov 30, 2018
A breath of fresh air. "Live in Your Truth". First time I heard that said was Speak Up 2018. Inspired by a young lady, Wanona, who also blogs for A Girl Like Me . My first time as a co-presenter for...
Submitted on : Sep 6, 2018
Read about The Well Project's activities at AIDS 2018, as well as our coverage of some of the conference taking place July 23-27, 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Submitted on : Aug 22, 2018
The current conditions create a safe place to get to know what makes me tick, happy, passionate... I have told more of my close friends on a one on one face to face talk that I live with HIV. I am...
Submitted on : Jun 8, 2018
Upon entering the police vehicle I asked the officer to please let me take my purse so I had my meds, they were very important. I told the officer I was HIV positive and my meds were in the purse. He...
Submitted on : Apr 3, 2017
I attended the PWN 2016 Summit in Fort Walton Beach FL; there I was able to let the demons fade away with the love and solidarity I felt by meeting such powerful and encouraging woman.
Submitted on : Oct 13, 2016